Tuesday, May 19, 2009

New Orleans is awarded the Super Bowl in 2013

"It's New Orleans.... Again.

The NFL awarded New Orleans the 2013 Super Bowl (XLVII) during the NFL owners' meeting Tuesday afternoon. It's a record-tying 10th Super Bowl for the Crescent City. The game is scheduled for Feb. 3, 2013."

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Frugal Shoppers Become Swappers

The turtleneck from designer Marc Jacobs costs hundreds of dollars at Neiman Marcus or Saks Fifth Avenue. But at one Brooklyn bar, the charcoal-gray sweater was free for the taking - along with jeans, belts and shoes.

The neighborhood watering hole called Sycamore will never be mistaken for a department store, but for some recession-battered consumers, it's serving a similar purpose. It's a chance to update their wardrobes and capture the adventure of shopping without having to open their wallets.

"It's guilt-free shopping," said Shannon McDowell, a bartender and swapper.

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